Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for BizTalk Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BizTalk Server over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft BizTalk Server
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 5 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.40% 1.07% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 6.57% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 12
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +26.32% -
North West median daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +39.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

BizTalk Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 170 213 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.70% 16.35% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 140 156
Cheshire median daily rate £328 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £185 £265
90th Percentile £558 £600 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +5.82% -5.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 25
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.62% -35.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.18 £10.12
90th Percentile £38.75 £18.23 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £15.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -3.60% -17.81% +8.37%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BizTalk Server in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 4 £425 -29.17% 1
BizTalk Server
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Umbraco

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) gulp
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) DevExpress